Missha Time Revolution The First Treatment Essence Rx (good but not for me)

Missha Time Revolution The First Treatment Essence Rx

Introduction I had never tried an essence before and was curious by this mysterious liquid. My Internet research tells me SK-II makes the gold standards at over £100 for a bottle I searched for a dupe. My search led me to Missha’s Time Revolution The First Treatment Essence Rx at a fraction of the cost.  …

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Timeless Vitamin C E Ferulic Acid Serum (miracle)

Timeless Vitamin C E Ferulic Acid Serum

Introduction I love vitamin C -there I’ve said it, and I’m always looking for new products. While I was digging around on the Internet looking for the next new product to try. The Skinceuticals C E Ferulic kept popping up; I don’t know about you, but £140 for a vitamin c serum is ridiculous and …

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The Ordinary Mandelic Acid 10% + HA (brilliant!)

The Ordinary - Mandelic Acid 10% + HA

Introduction The Ordinary Mandelic Acid 10% was a product that had me scratching my head when I first saw it. It is an alpha hydroxy acid, but not one of the usual suspects. However, being a bit of a skincare junkie, I wondered how this might differ to other AHAs, for example, glycolic acid; it …

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Facetheory – Regena C20 Serum (good but could be better)

Regena C20 Serum

Introduction It really is no secret that I am a bit of a vitamin c addict, to feed my addiction step in the Regena C20 Serum. There is something about the brightening and sunscreen boosting effect that leaves me wanting more. (There’s an opening to a love letter if I have ever seen one!) However, …

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Instanatural Age Defying & Skin Clearing Serum (disappointing)

Instanatural Age Defying and Clearing Serum

Introduction I am still on the quest to find products that perfectly balance efficacy and simplicity. I saw this Instanatural serum in an article, and it was touted as being highly rated and multipurpose (Happy Days) – before I knew it my grubby little fingers had already clicked the check out button. On Amazon, this …

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Holy Grail – Sample Pack (amazing)

Holy Grail - Sample Pack

    Introduction I was going away for a short break was travelling with hand baggage only. I needed something to maintain a compact skincare routine. Step in Holy Grail, I was reading about their retinol product and added it to my list of things to try. While I was looking on their website, I …

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The Ordinary – Alpha Arbutin 2% + Hyaluronic Acid (great place to start)

The Ordinary - Alpha Arbutin & HA

  Introduction I bought this alpha arbutin serum when I first started to get interested in skincare to help with my ongoing battle with hyperpigmentation. I am that terrible person who squeezes their spots, and I am then left with dark marks which never seem to go away!   The Ordinary looked like an excellent …

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The Ordinary – Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% (great!)

The Ordinary - Niacinamide & Zinc

  Introduction When The Ordinary burst onto the scene in 2016, they released a range of products that brought beauty to the masses by making it wallet-friendly. I think this niacinamide formula was in an earlier lineup.   While the marketing model for The Ordinary is great, it can be confusing for those who are …

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